Courses & Units

Paramedic Practice 3 CAA201



This unit is only available to paramedics enrolled in the Bachelor of Paramedic Practice (conversion pathway) .


This unit focuses on the clinical aspects of the patient through the lifespan, building on the paramedical sciences.

The unit integrates the social context with the clinical assessment and ambulance management of obstetric conditions and emergencies and cardiorespiratory conditions. A study of the pathophysiological basis of disease and pharmacological paramedic management will underpin clinical practice development in the related unit Clinical Practice 3.


Unit name Paramedic Practice 3
Unit code CAA201
Credit points 25
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Paramedicine

Mr Wayne Harris

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic


International students
Domestic students

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $2,381.00 2020: $4,804.00 069905

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.



Teaching Pattern

Weekly online lectures and weekly discussion tasks.


Written Examination (3 hours) 50%, Quizzes (25%), Clinical Case Study 2000 words (25%).

Students must complete all unit components to achieve an overall unit pass. Students must pass the written examination to achieve an overall pass.

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